A Breif Review on Manufacturing of Al-TiC MMC
Aluminum based Titanium carbide particulate reinforced metal matrix composite (Al-TiC PMMC) draws attention by many researchers & industries over alloy materials because of its excellent thermo-physical and mechanical characteristics. Despite of its superior properties of Al-TiC MMC, its complexity in manufacturing process and poor machinability has been the main deterrents to its application level. Controlling agglomeration of TiC particles is a challenging task to retain improved microstructure. The hard abrasive nature of carbide particles cause poor machinability and high machining cost. Therefore, in this paper an attempt has been made to study the various manufacturing techniques to achieve uniform distribution of TiC reinforcements in Al matrix.Further, the review follows the secondary manufacturing process of Al-TiC PMMC, which addressee’sthree topics: machining, forming & welding.
Debnath Sujan and Reddy M. Mohan
S. K. Josyula and S. K. R. Narala, "A Breif Review on Manufacturing of Al-TiC MMC", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 980, pp. 62-68, 2014